A 15 year old teen Crownsville, Maryland, called jack andraka, is the wunderkind of pancreatic cancer who invented a new method for detecting a lethal cancer.
namely, the teenager started working on this issue after the death of a close friend, caused by pancreatic cancer. As a result of this tragedy, Jack resolution was to be more proactive rather than simply accept the situation without trying to change it.
Unfortunately, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death (34, 000 lives taken so far) due to late detection. Moreover, the popular tests are 60 years old and expensive ($ 800) test methods, that 30% of all pancreatic cancers miss.
Jack focused on the fact that the main problem was the lack of early detection tests, so he came up with a test that can detect cancer in its earliest stage.
Jack test cancer test 100% accurate costing 3 cents and takes only 5 minutes using Google and Wikipedia, the two most widely used online resources available to almost everyone It has an Internet connection.
In addition, the test invented by this young notable is 168 times faster, 26,000 times cheaper and 400 times more sensitive than the current standard of detection.
discovery by the child can be of great importance in the treatment of cancer, and is undoubtedly putting the cancer industry to shame.